University of Bristol
Professor Colin Taylor is an ICE Policy Fellow for Sub-National Decarbonisation. He has over 40 years’ research and practice experience in assessing the impact of natural and other hazards on all kinds of infrastructure systems. He was Bristol lead academic, and a national leader, of the £138m UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC). He is continuing his UKCRIC related research in the area of Future Cities and Smart Infrastructure, with an emphasis on improving understanding of the nexus between people and physical systems.
Colin is championing the South West Infrastructure Partnership (SWIP)’s net zero route mapping activities, advocating a systems learning, thinking and practice approach to both characterise the South West decarbonisation challenge and to identify a long-term, adaptive development route map to solve the challenge.